And just like that I am back in Amsterdam, (and wifi), one third of the way home, retracing each step.
Abq> NYC> Dublin> Amsterdam>Pisa> Amsterdam> Dublin>NYC> Abq, all in 15 days. (Dublin is included only because it is a flight connection that must be made, not because I saw anything outside of the airport; next time:)
Italy was beautiful, delicious, and relaxing. From local soccer games, to antique markets, museums, the Buti Sagra di Castagna and tiramisu, it was all as I remembered.
Coming from a week of travel in NYC and Amsterdam, I was happy to relax and soak up the unusually warm and humid October weather.